AGROAMERICA THE FIRST AGRIBUSINESS IN THE WORLD RECOGNIZED AS ‘LEVEL A’ SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE BY RF

Guatemala, June 2018.- Guatemalan oil palm plantations Agrocaribe and Agrofrancia, which are part of AgroAmerica corporation, are the first in the world to obtain Rainforest Alliance’s Sustainable Agriculture “Level A” standard, having also exceeded the average time of six years to reach top level, since it was reached in the first year. During the year [...]

By |2018-08-01T22:26:52+00:00June 28th, 2018|News|0 Comments

AgroAmerica CEO Embraces Sustainable Development

Guatemala, March 02, 2018 – Business leaders and entrepreneurs can unlock new market opportunities worth more than US$1 trillion and generate up to 24 million jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) by 2030 through sustainable business models, according to the Better Business, Better World LAC, a recent report from the Business & Sustainable [...]

By |2018-03-15T15:14:35+00:00March 6th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

WORLD AIDS DAY HIGHLIGHTS THE NEED FOR MORE AWARENESS AND TRAINING

World AIDS Day takes place on the 1st December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health [...]

By |2017-12-04T12:46:55+00:00December 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

STUDENTS GRADUATED AGROAMERICA’S MOJARRAS SCHOOL

This month parents, teachers and students celebrated as students graduated from the sixth grade. This is the second class of Sexto Primaria of the Mojarras Mixed Rural Private School in Coatepeque, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala to graduate. The school is the result of an alliance between AgroAmerica and Funcafé that began in 2010 with the purpose of raising [...]

By |2017-11-29T15:01:38+00:00November 28th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA TAPS ALLIANCES TO WORK TOWARD UN SDGs

AgroAmerica is fully committed to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) and we've aligned our CSR programs to these goals.  The AgroAmerica alliances with local partnerships, government agencies and international partners like the University of Colorado, WWF, World Banana Forum, USAID, and Solidaridad, help up to acieve these goals. Local Partnerships We believe [...]

By |2017-11-17T21:49:37+00:00November 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA SHARES WATER MANAGEMENT EXPERTISE

  AgroAmerica engineers shared their water management expertise on responsible and sustainable water practices at the 1st Integrated Water Management Congress held recently in Guatemala. The event was organized by CENGICAÑA, APIB, GREPALMA, ASAZGUA, and the Climate Change Research Institute (ICC.)   Although Guatemala has ample rainwater, surface and groundwater, the country faces substantial resource [...]

By |2017-11-15T23:09:28+00:00November 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA HELPS LOCAL LEADERS WITH VITAL INFRASTRUCTURE

  AgroAmerica has taken positive steps to assist local community leaders improve the infrastructure in the southwest region of Guatemala.  In partnership with the Association of Development of the Southwest Trifinio Region (ASODITSO) AgroAmerica hosted a historical  meeting in April 2016 where members of the Congress, Minister and Deputy Minister of Communications, mayors, community leaders, [...]

By |2017-11-20T18:38:40+00:00November 13th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

AGEXPORT NATIONAL EXPORT AWARD NAMES AGROAMERICA A FINALIST

AgroAmerica was named a finalist in the National Export Award at a gala dinner held at the Hotel Camino Real in Guatemala November 8, 2017. Finalists were chosen in three categories: manufacturing, agricultural and aquaculture-fishing, and services.  The companies who made the cut were chosen for their innovation and transformation, as well as their commitment [...]

By |2017-11-13T17:32:17+00:00November 9th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA PARTICIPATES IN CENTRAL AMERICA DONORS FORUM

AgroAmerica is proud to announce their sponsorship of, and participation in, the invitation-only 2017 Central America Donors Forum currently taking place at the Sheraton Grand in Panama City. AgroAmerica CEO, Fernando Bolaños, is a member of the host committee as well as a panelist. The Forum, an initiative of Seattle International Foundation (SIF), is the key networking [...]

By |2017-10-27T17:45:50+00:00October 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

UNITED NATIONS DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY

2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the International Day for Poverty Eradication, The theme this year is: Answering the call to end poverty: A path toward peaceful and inclusive societies The theme for this year’s commemoration reminds us of the importance of the values evident in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. (SDGs) These goals [...]

By |2017-10-17T12:53:38+00:00October 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments